Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: BJP on edge over upper caste stir

    The Bharatiya Janata Party is ill at ease with a rally organised by Karni Sena in Ujjain on Sunday. The rally resulted from resentment among upper caste and other backward classes across the state against SC/ST (Atrocities) Act. State president Rakesh Singh on Tuesday held separate meetings with ministers, belonging to Brahmin and Thakur communities along with their leaders on Tuesday.

  • Bhopal: Stones pelted on Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan convoy indicates intelligence failure

    For second time in a month, the jan ashirwad yatra of the Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was attacked upon. Two incident of stone pelting on CM’S convoy has raised security concerns, besides it has also brought to fore the failure of local intelligence. Around 10-12 miscreants pelted stones on the convoy of Chouhan near Kalukhera village in Ujjain district on Monday night. The CM was heading to Nagda from Mahidpur when

  • Can “Modi Hatao” serve as glue for the Opposition?

    The non-BJP opposition is becoming increasingly vary if their single point agenda of “Modi Hatao” can send the BJP led NDA government packing in next year’s general elections. This is particularly so with the National Executive of the Lotus party at its meeting recently drawing attention to the mood being exuberant and brimming with confidence.

  • BJP can’t afford not to relent on oil prices

    The crisis on the oil front is unmistakably serious but there are redeeming features which make it look less serious than it did in 1991 when foreign exchange reserves were sufficient for only a few weeks’ imports and in 2008 in the wake of the Lehman Brothers’ collapse and the global financial crisis.

  • Bhopal: Rahul road show flop, speech visionless, says Narottam Mishra- Minister for public relations

    Minister for public relations Narottam Mishra, termed the road show of Congress national president Rahul Gandhi as a flop show. Mishra, interacting with media persons here on Monday, dubbed Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s address at a public gathering here as “visionless and devoid of any commitment”. He alleged that Rahul even did not come out of the bus to meet the party workers. Commenting on Rahul’ statement on accessibility of common man

  • Bhopal: Tickets on basis of survey, women on priority

    AICC president Rahul Gandhi tried his best to boost the morale of Congress workers. He said for him public comes first then comes Congress workers and after that comes leaders. When Congress forms the government workers voice would be heard and one who does not open doors to a worker would not remain on chair be it minister or chief minister.

  • Ujjain: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan prefers to address meetings, avoids meeting people on way

    Looking to the recent incidents of protests and violent demonstrations during CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s jan ashirwad yatra, the BJP strategists have changed its format which came to fore in the district on Monday. During second phase of the yatra, on Monday he covered three more assembly constituencies viz Tarana Mahidpur and Nagda-Khachrod.

  • Student election isn’t a political referendum

    Political parties are quite naturally inclined to talk up their successes and underplay the significance of setbacks. Under the circumstances, the elation in the BJP over the ABVP’s victory in three of the four elected posts for the Delhi University Student’s Union is understandable. Likewise, it is also entirely predictable that the Congress has blamed faulty EVMs for its failure to hold on to the body. Blaming defeats on electoral irregularities has,

  • BJP president Amit Shah, other leaders visit Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at AIIMS

    New Delhi: BJP president Amit Shah and many senior party leaders visited ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday. Sources in the premier hospital said although 62-year-old Parrikar “is not critical”, he was under observation. He is admitted at the old private ward under Dr Pramod Garg, professor of gastroenterology.

  • Man washes BJP MP Nishikant Dubey’s feet, drinks used water

    Godda: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament (MP) Nishikant Dubey has found himself at the centre of controversy after a party worker washed the parlimentarian’s feet and drank the used water thereafter. The incident took place on Sunday when the MP from Jharkhand’s Godda visited Kanhavara village of his constituency to announce the construction of a bridge. Onlookers filmed the episode, which was also shared by Dubey on his Facebook page, however,

  • Bhopal: BJP leaders got government land transferred in wives’ names

    The leader of opposition Ajay Singh has accused BJP leaders of committing land scam in Orcha and demanded high level inquiry into it. He alleged that BJP leaders have got registered government land in their names on forged documents.  In Orcha, BJP leaders fraudulently got ownership over government land at khasara number 574/2 and 249/2, claimed Singh. In 2010, BJP MLA Anil Jain had allegedly occupied government land and got its ownership

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    2019 Lok Sabha, Assembly Polls: RSS dead keen on BJP-Sena alliance

    Mumbai: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), ideological parent of ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is dead keen for tie up with Shiv Sena for next Lok Sabha and state assembly poll to avoid divide in votes on Hindutwa agenda. According to RSS insider, Mohan Bhagwat, in his meeting with Nitin Gadkari, union minister and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis discussed the nitty-gritty of the possible alliance and affect on results if contested the

  • Indore: 30 sitting, ex-BJP MLAs want to contest on Congress ticket, says Kamal Nath

    Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee president Kamal Nath on Sunday said 30 sitting and former MLAs of BJP have expressed willingness to contest assembly elections on Congress ticket. “They are in my contact,” he said while addressing Meet the Press programme at Indore Press Club on Sunday.  “About 2300 people from across the state are willing to contest elections including sitting and former BJP MLAs,” he remarked.

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    BJP government is exercising laxity on issue of mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism: Mayawati

    Lucknow: Terming mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism as a “blot on democracy”, BSP supremo Mayawati Sunday accused the BJP governments of  laxity and indifference on the issue. “The increasing tendency of indulging in mob lynching in the name of cow vigilantism in the BJP-ruled states is a blot on democracy, yet the governments are exercising laxity and are being indifferent to it,” Mayawati told reporters here.

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  • Party to take decision on ailing Goa CM Manohar Parrikar at appropriate time: Amit Shah

    Hyderabad: BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the party would take a decision at an appropriate time about finding an alternative leader to ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. “For now, we only wish Parrikar a speedy recovery. The party will take a decision at an appropriate time,” Shah said at a news conference here when asked if the Bharatiya Janata Party has taken a decision to find an alternative leader.

  • Unemployed, frustrated youth commit rape: BJP lawmaker Uchana Kalan on Rewari rape case

    Chandigarh: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and member of Haryana’s legislative assembly (MLA) Uchana Kalan claimed that unemployed and frustrated youngsters commit heinous crimes like rape. Speaking to media here at an event, BJP MLA Premlata said, “Youth who are frustrated, unemployed.. They commit such crime (rape) which is a very bad trend in the society.” Premlata was commenting on the alleged gangrape of a 19-year-old young woman that took place on Wednesday